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Burges Salmon named Property Management Legal Advisory Firm of the Year

Property Week Management All-Stars celebrate excellence across all segments of the management of real estate.
07 November 2017

The Modern Slavery Act – making a statement in the construction industry

The Modern Slavery Act is an important step forward when addressing the problem of human trafficking and forced labour in the construction industry. 
05 May 2017

The housing white paper – worth the wait?

Will the government's long-awaited housing white paper help to solve the UK's housing crisis? We look at the implications for developers, planners and investors.
08 February 2017

What should landowners expect from the Electronic Telecommunications Code?

Dispute Resolution Festive Forecast: today, we look at the new Electronic Telecommunications Code due to come into law in Spring 2017 and its effect on landowners.
07 December 2016

Construction contract drafting in a post-Brexit world: price fluctuation clauses

In the second of the series we look at whether price fluctuation clauses help the parties cope with the cost uncertainty of Brexit.
30 November 2016

Government's Air Quality Plan quashed – what are the implications for construction?

The High Court tells the government to move more quickly and take tougher measures to address poor air quality. What does this mean for construction projects?
29 November 2016

NEC3 contract notices: what to watch out for

In the second of the series of NEC3 articles we consider what you need to do to ensure notice is validly given under your contract.
29 November 2016

Corruption in construction – a warning

In light of Sweett Group's conviction under the Bribery Act's strict liability corporate offence, construction businesses must ensure that they have "adequate procedures" to prevent bribery.
29 November 2016

Insolvency in construction: a contract toolkit

While post-Brexit data indicates that the economy performed better than expected in the short term, it is always prudent to assess insolvency risk. Here's a reminder of your legal defences.
29 November 2016

Construction and engineering Pre-Action Protocol – revised and revitalised

The second edition of the Pre-Action Protocol for construction and engineering disputes came into force on 14 November. It aims to create a more proportionate, quicker and cheaper process. 
29 November 2016

Autumn Statement 2016 – a mixed bag for real estate

Amid welcome measures to stimulate house building, there is disappointment that the Chancellor's Autumn Statement did not take the opportunity to remove barriers to real estate investment.
24 November 2016

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Burges Salmon advises on Property Deal of the Year and named Property Law Firm of the Year

YTL's acquisition of Filton airfield heralded as Deal of the Year and Burges Salmon claims Property Law Firm of the Year for its work on the deal.
11 October 2016
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